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Vendetta: No Conscience, No Mercy (2004)

Irish Eyes (original title)
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"Irish Eyes" explores the relationship between two Irish-American brothers in Boston born to immigrant parents and raised in a rough, working class Irish neighborhood. After watching their ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Baldwin ... Sean Phelan
John Novak ... Thomas Phelan
Wings Hauser ... Kevin Kilpatrick
Walter Learning Walter Learning ... Malcolm Little
Torri Higginson ... Lorraine Healey
John Ralston ... Paul Keaton
Aidan Devine ... John Phelan
Alberta Watson ... Anne Phelan
Jack Betts ... Jack McGuire
Dion DeRizzo Dion DeRizzo ... Frankie Scalli
Eugene Lipinski ... Angelo Zagliardi
Ronnie Marmo ... Jimmy Verrelli
Doug Sutherland Doug Sutherland ... D'Ambrosio
Veronica Carpenter Veronica Carpenter ... Erin Phelan
Manuel Urrego ... Warner


"Irish Eyes" explores the relationship between two Irish-American brothers in Boston born to immigrant parents and raised in a rough, working class Irish neighborhood. After watching their father being gunned down in front of their eyes as children, Thomas and Sean Phelan grow up building their lives on opposite ends of the law. Thomas, the studious and responsible brother, creates a better life for himself through education and hard, honest work. Eventually, he builds a successful career as a US Attorney. Sean, the more rebellious of the two, gets caught up in a life of crime and rises through the ranks to become the head of the Irish Mob. Spanning from post World War II during the late 1950's through the Irish Mob wars of the 1970's and culminating in their adulthood in the 1990's, the story is set to the backdrop of backroom politics and the realities of the Irish Mob and it's gang wars. The theme of the film simultaneously addresses the similarities between the two factions of law... Written by Julian Valdes

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No conscience. No mercy. See more »


Crime | Drama | Action

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »






Release Date:

22 July 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Irish Eyes Are Crying See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Powerful and Dramatic Movie of Mob and Revenge
24 October 2005 | by Claudio CarvalhoSee all my reviews

In Boston, the Irish father of two boys is executed by the Italian mafia in front of the children when he was leaving home going to work. Each brother follows a path in the law seeking for revenge: Sean Phelan (Daniel Baldwin) becomes a criminal and head of the Irish mob, and Thomas Phelan (John Novak) becomes a successful prosecutor. However, their relationship is almost impossible for both sides, leading to a tragic consequence.

I was really surprised with the IMDb User Rating of 2.9 for this movie. I saw an imported DVD without subtitles, and I missed some words because of the accent and way of speaking of John Novak, but I really found "Vendetta, No Conscience, No Merci" a powerful and dramatic movie of mob and revenge. The major problem is the miscast John Novak, who has no resemblance with Daniel Baldwin, becoming hard to believe that they are brothers. His way of speaking without moving the lips is also awful. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): Not available, but the imported DVD I saw is called "Vendetta, No Conscience, No Merci"

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